England / South East England / Kent
80 Woodstock Road, ME10 4HN - Nellsar Care Homes
Woodstock is a well-established care home that provides expert residential, dementia, respite, palliative and day care to the elderly in the charming market town of Sittingbourne, Kent. Split across two floors, facilities at Woodstock include 45 charming bedrooms, five spacious communal lounges, large and secure gardens, a bright and airy conservatory and a stylish onsite hair salon to ensure residents always feel their best. To keep busy, residents benefit from a wide and varied activities programme, as well as visits from local schools and a range of seasonal events and trips out to the nearby Kent coast, garden centres and coffee shops.
Sittingbourne, ME9 8LS - Nellsar Care Homes
Hengist Field is a modern purpose-built care home that sits on the outskirts of Sittingbourne, Kent in the rural village of Borden. Providing high-quality nursing, dementia, respite, palliative and day care, this inviting home is divided into three specialist units, each with its own collection of elegant en-suite bedrooms, cosy communal lounges, a spacious dining room, cinema and activity areas. Beautiful gardens surround the home, with an impressive courtyard at the centre offering stunning countryside views. With the Kent countryside and coastal towns on the doorstep, residents are spoilt for choice on day trips out in the home’s minibus.
Sittingbourne, ME10 1QA - Avery Healthcare Group
Located in a quiet residential area of Sittingbourne in Kent, Elvy Court is a friendly and high-quality nursing home providing dementia care, respite care, residential care and nursing care. Elvy Court has a good reputation for a reason - and the attentive and caring team at the home work tirelessly to deliver around-the-clock care, companionship and compassion. All bedrooms at the home are spacious and have their own ensuite facilities and there are several lounges and a café where residents can relax. The home is a short walk away from the town centre and there are easy transport connections across Kent.
Sittingbourne, ME9 7LG - Barchester Healthcare
Placed on the outskirts of Sittingbourne in the charming village of Newington, Newington Court is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, respite, nursing and dementia care to those in need. This stunning Barchester Healthcare home is fitted with an array of modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a variety of communal lounges, luxury private dining, a hair salon and landscaped gardens where residents can enjoy the Kent countryside air. The range of activities on offer ensures there is never a dull moment at Newington Court, from quizzes and exercise classes to singing and day trips.
Maidstone, ME14 5FY - Care UK
Care UK's luxury care home Invicta Court is situated in bustling Maidstone and provides a wide range of dementia care services, in addition to long and short-term nursing care, residential care and step-down care following a stay in hospital. Led by manager Jacqui Pompeus, the team at Invicta Court care home pride themselves on giving each individual resident personalised care, encouraging them to live vibrant and fulfilling lives; whether they’re socialising in a group, or enjoying some solo time. Invicta Court has its own café and bar, hair and beauty salon and cinema and the weekly programme of activities, outings and live performance available keeps residents engaged and entertainment.
Faversham, ME13 8YQ - Anchor Hanover
Part of the Anchor Hanover group, Canterbury House is a brand new development in Faversham, Kent. A modern, purpose-built care home, Canterbury House provides 24-hour residential and dementia care in luxury surroundings. Faversham is the oldest market town in Kent and has a rich maritime history, as well as local shops and pubs and great transport links to London and nearby Canterbury. Facilities at Canterbury House include en suite bedrooms, spacious social areas and secure gardens and grounds where residents can enjoy some fresh air and sunshine with friends and family.
Maidstone, ME15 0AG - Nellsar Care Homes
Located close to Maidstone town centre in Kent, Loose Valley is a relaxed and welcoming care home that specialises in residential, nursing, respite, palliative and day care. Formerly an old vicarage, this 31-bed Nellsar home is set within a beautiful period building and offers facilities including extensive grounds and gardens, a large communal lounge, a bright conservatory and a luxury onsite hair salon. The private grounds are full of wildlife for residents to enjoy, including rabbits, guinea pigs and chickens, and those with green fingers can grow their own flowers and vegetables. Dedicated to delivering exceptional person-centred care, the care team at Loose Valley ensures there is always something for everyone at this wonderful home.
Tonbridge, TN12 0RB - Nellsar Care Homes
Ideally located in the charming market town of Tonbridge, Abbotsleigh is a specialist residential, nursing and dementia care home that also provides respite, palliative and day care. This spacious and modern home boasts a range of luxurious facilities, including elegant en-suite bedrooms, three large lounges, a delightful conservatory and secure gardens with a decked terrace from which to enjoy a coffee or catch up in the sunshine. Whether it be getting stuck in with the gardening, relaxing in the onsite hair salon or exploring the local countryside of Kent, there’s always something going on at Abbotsleigh thanks to the wide and varied activities programme.
Maidstone, ME16 8BS - Nellsar Care Homes
Lukestone is a friendly and sociable care home that provides expert nursing, dementia, respite, palliative and day care to the elderly in the vibrant town of Maidstone, Kent. This well-established Nellsar home boasts a wealth of amenities to help residents feel at home, including 42 tastefully-decorated bedrooms, peaceful and secure gardens, a large communal lounge and dining room, an onsite hair salon and barber and ‘Paula’s Pantry’ - the home’s very own charming Tea Room. With strong links to the local community, the home is visited frequently by friends from the local church and primary schools, while residents also enjoy regular day trips out to the local area.
Kent, ME16 0EN - Nellsar Care Homes
Nestled in a leafy avenue on the outskirts of Maidstone, Kent, Lulworth House is a wonderful care home that specialises in residential, dementia, respite, palliative and day care. Dating back to the 1920s, this home is set within a tastefully-refurbished period building that offers residents elegant bedrooms, two cosy communal lounges and a large dining area. Elsewhere, residents can choose to relax in the sunny garden conservatory or in the charming garden tea room - an idyllic place to catch up with friends or family over a cup of tea and a cake. No two days are the same at Lulworth House, where residents enjoy a range of activities, events and trips out in the minibus.
Here is some further information about care homes in Kent.
We have 46 care homes in Kent, including Hengist Field and Weald Heights. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.
Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Kent, the average cost of care is £1,186. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.
We have 31 in Kent that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.
We have 59 care homes in Kent that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.
We have 60 Kent care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.
We've rounded up the best Alzheimer's care homes across the UK - they've been handpicked by our team of care experts for their specialised care, round-the-clock support and comforting environments.
If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 62 care homes in Kent that provide short-term stays.
Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.
43 Kent care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.
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Need more guidance? Lottie's team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Kent. Here you'll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.
Kent is one of the best places to live in the UK for elderly care seekers, with a combination of picturesque surroundings, market towns and a variety of best-rated care homes.
We’ve partnered with the largest care home providers across South East England to share the best care homes in Kent - including specialist dementia homes and purpose-built residential care homes.
For those searching for temporary support in a respite home, you’ll find a variety of options in Kent, such as Loose Valley care home.
Every home listed above has been rated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), with most homes being rated either ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’, including Abbotsleigh care home which offers nursing care.
Every home is well-connected within the local Kent community, with residents enjoying a variety of days out.
What’s more, many of our Kent care homes are ideally located to visit nearby hotspots, including in the areas of Ashford, Canterbury, Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Folkestone.
Once home to Sir Winston Churchill, Chartwell House is a historic property located in the heart of Kent. It’s a great spot for older adults as well - the property is fully accessible with ramps and lifts, and the gardens are designed with easy walking paths.
Owned by the National Trust, Scotney Castle is a great spot for a leisurely stroll with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Here, you’ll find a historic castle, a charming garden and a picturesque lake - making it a perfect day out for the whole family.